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Our History

1985
4th November 1985, Manx Independent Carriers founded by Chris Workman and John Quaye
1989
December 1987, MIC purchase an 8,000 sq ft depot at Snugborough Trading Estate
1994
MIC commission a purpose built 20,000 sq ft Distribution Centre
MIC purchased the business and premises of Manx Sea Ferry Freight
2004
Purchased Edmundson Ronagency, a Preston based Haulier serving the Isle of Man
2007
MIC were the preferred haulage contractor for the new Isle of Man Prison
2009
Manx Independent Carriers develop revolutionary signature capture software
2010
March 2010. A major upgrade of our UK fleet and a switch over to the manufacturer MAN
Manx Independent Carriers celebrate 25 years in business on 4th November 2010.
2011
The switchover from Volvo to MAN continues with the arrival of a 7th tractor unit to the fleet
Manx Independent Carriers remain the Carrier of Choice for many "blue chip" companies
Two new 52 pallet double deck trailer added to fleet for Pallex operation
2012
3 new MAN TGS tractor units added to the UK Fleet.
MIC win distribution & install contract for new Currys/PC World store in Douglas
2013
Four new Ford Transit 300's added to fleet which now totals some 25 Transit delivery vehicles.
Manx Independent wins TEAMWORK Award at IOM Newspapers Awards for Excellence.
2014

New Powder Tanker arrives, an investment of over £100k for a single vehicle!
2015
Autumn 2015. 5 new DAF trucks added to the fleet at a cost of £250k
On 4th November 2015 Manx Independent Carriers celebrate 30 years in business
2016
10 new flat deck trailers supplied by Dennison Trailers of Kildare

2017
Two additional Powder Tankers added to the fleet bringing total tanks to eight
MIC and FCX fleet combined now numbers 38 vans, 9 rigid trucks, 6 articulated tractors and over 120 trailers.
44 tonne MAN TGX 26.460 tractor joins two DAF XF 460’s purchased earlier in the year.
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In operation since:
1985
Total number of staff:
110
Number of trucks:
80
Consignments delivered last year:
9,843,115